On TV this Wednesday: Wayward Pines prepares for a prolonged slumber, President Barack Obama speaks at the Democratic National Convention and an earlier Night Shift proves positively combustible. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Wayward Pines Finale, Explosive Night Shift and More
Democratic National Convention
Night 3 speakers include President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. (CBS, NBC and ABC coverage begins at 10.)
Season 2 finale: Theo makes a decision that could make or break humanity’s existence as the Abbies descend upon the town. (Get renewal status.)
Special time: The Hawthornes begin turning on each other after the family is linked to SBK; Garrett and Christina embark on a dangerous camping trip.
In Season 2’s penultimate episode, Alicia comes to a career-altering choice. Plus, Ryan is reminded of his roommate’s instability. (Psst… hear the good news?)
The Night Shift
Special time: TC, Topher and Drew must decide whether to evacuate the hospital after a bomb goes off outside; the nursing staff goes on strike.
Mike tries not to break any of Danbury’s unwritten rules; Harvey and Jessica attempt to land a whale; Louis looks for an office tenant.
Barry and Molly have differing reactions to Emma’s murder, as violent protests get underway; Fauzi and Leila begin their political campaigns. (Who received TVLine accolades?)
Beatrice assists Albert Einstein with a comprehensive equation; Lillian tries to obtain a condom; Peepers locates Blanche’s boyfriend.
Real Time With Bill Maher
Guests include National Review editor Charles Cooke, comedian D.L. Hughley and former NY Rep. Anthony Weiner.
SNL's Weekend Update
Colin Jost and Michael Che go live to skewer the DNC following Night 3 speeches by Obama and Biden. (Watch RNC Weekend Update.)